Congratulations to the 2023 CARP Apprenticeship Graduates!

On August 2, 2023, the Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Committee held a graduation ceremony in honor of the Carpenters who completed their apprenticeships. Thank you to our city and state

Conversations with a Councilmember: Rebuild Philadelphia and the Carpenters

Philadelphia Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson will meet with representatives from Rebuild Philadelphia and The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters for a discussion about apprenticeship programs. Conversations with

Apprentices from CARP Available for Employment

Looking for a carpenter apprentice? Graduates of the Carpenters Apprentice Ready Program (CARP) are looking for employment opportunities. These apprentices completed a 12-week pre-apprenticeship program that provided hands-on skills

City of Philadelphia Releases 2022 Apprenticeship Guidebook

City of Philadelphia Councilmember At-Large Katherine Gilmore Richardson has released her office’s second Apprenticeship Guidebook for the region. Developed with support from local unions, many of the programs featured in

City of Philadelphia Labor Fridays: Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region

City of Philadelphia Councilmember At-Large Katherine Gilmore Richardson is spotlighting apprenticeship opportunities for Philadelphians. During Gilmore Richardson’s “Conversations with the Councilmember” series, different union representatives discuss apprenticeship programs and encourage

City Council of Philadelphia Releases Apprenticeship Guidebook for 2021

Apprenticeship programs offer a debt-free pathway to family-sustaining careers. The average starting salary for an apprentice is $60,000 per year, roughly $20,000 higher than the average salary in Philadelphia. Additionally,

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Philadelphia Can ‘Build Back Better’ with Union Apprenticeships

Joe Ashdale, Business Manager/Secretary-Treasurer of IUPAT District Council 21, reflects on the vital role of apprenticeship programs for supporting Americans’ livelihoods and rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure. From WHYY: It’s National

Steadfast Entities Works to Build the Workforce and Embrace New Technologies

In March 2020, Jameel Worthy, General Manager of Steadfast Entities, sat down with Diana Henry of ForConstructionPros at Con Expo to discuss how it works closely with the Operating Engineers’s

2019 Carpenters JAC Academic Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2019 Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Committee Graduates who won awards for being at the top of their class! These awards are being presented based upon academic achievement during

Apprentices for Hire through CARP

In partnership with the Carpenters JAC and the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters, a cohort of minority, Philadelphia residents, both men and women, recently completed the Carpenters' Apprentice Ready Program